Sir Daniel O'Carroll's Horse

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Origin and History

This regiment was raised on 22 September 1710 in Spain from Irish deserters of the Spanish Army who had come over to the British Army in Portugal. Colonel Luke Keating, of the former Spanish Killmallock,s Dragoons, proposed to the Earl of Galway to form a regiment in the English Establishment. Galway accepted his offer.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the successive proprietors of the regiment were:

  • from 22 September 1710 to 22 December 1711: Sir Daniel O'Carroll

The regiment was disbanded on 22 December 1711.

Service during the War

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On 22 December 1711, the regiment was disbanded.


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Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. VI. pp. 261f


Jörg Meier for the initial version of this article